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A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque Late Shang dynasty | 商晚期 黃玉鸚鵡珮

Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection 寬以居珍藏

A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque Late Shang dynasty | 商晚期 黃玉鸚鵡珮

A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque Late Shang dynasty | 商晚期 黃玉鸚鵡珮

Property from the Kuan Yi Ju Collection

A yellow jade 'parrot' plaque

Late Shang dynasty

寬以居珍藏

商晚期 黃玉鸚鵡珮


the warm yellow stone of flat arc form and rendered in openwork, depicted with a tall double-crest above a protruding beak, each side of the body worked in low relief with scrollwork

9.3 cm

The plaque is in good overall condition with just expected minor flakes to the edges.


整體品相良好,惟見邊沿輕磕,屬正常現象。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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The Hei-Chi Collection.

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2010, lot 2012.


熙墀收藏

香港蘇富比2010年4月8日,編號2012

Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 45.


姜濤及劉雲輝,《熙墀藏玉》,北京,2006年,頁45

Compare with a similar jade bird, illustrated in Alfred Salmony, Carved Jade of Ancient China, reprinted by Han-Shan Tang, London, 1982, pl. XVIII, no. 1.